Fred Evans, co-founder of RE/MAX Gold Coast was recently awarded the Luminary of Distinction award from RE/MAX corporate. The Luminary of Distinction is the most exclusive RE/MAX Career Award, representing the highest level of achievement in all of RE/MAX. To qualify for the Luminary of Distinction, a RE/MAX Associate must have earned a certain level of individual gross commissions in more than 20 years with the network. Only 102 agents have ever reached this productions level out of 134,769 agents worldwide. That is less than 1 agent per 1,000. As the co-founder of RE/MAX Gold Coast, Fred is honored to receive such a prestigious award. "Fred has conducted himself in the highest integrity and professionalism throughout career with RE/MAX", said Broker/Owner, Mike Sipes. "Fred is one of the finest men I have had the privilege of working with and he and his team’s tireless dedication to serving their clients and our community have allowed them to achieve this high honor," he added. The Luminary of Distinction award was only given to 15 agents nationally in 2020.
Fred believes that everyone has the chance to grow and get
ahead on the strength of their own efforts. “What is important is finding
a profession to which your talents direct you to make the most of whoever you
are. And then, hopefully, by working hard and keeping hope alive, you can
make a difference and contribute to the whole,” said Evans. After earning
a marketing degree from Cal State in 1969, Fred spent 16 years in retail
management with Sears and Roebuck. He declined a promotion to company
headquarters and joined a national real estate firm. His star rose
quickly, due to his people skills, energy, desire, and persistence. At
the height of his career, he left that firm to pursue growth opportunities with
RE/MAX. He determined that RE/MAX could provide the best systems and
support tools in the industry. With this infrastructure in place, he
undertook the new challenge of building one of the top real estate teams in the
The Fred Evans Team has helped over 3,000 customers buy or sell their properties in Ventura County since 1985. Fred attributes this continued increasing success to the group's high ethical standards, referrals from previous satisfied clients, and a large amount of advertising done, including the promotion of all listings on popular websites. The Fred Evans Team consists of a team of licensed professionals. His sales associates are Tori Pearson, Maggie Bird, Paul Collins, Judy Asberry (Spanish-speaking Transaction Coordinator & agent) & Editha Colitti (Office manager & agent).